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The Playoffs are a 7-Game Series for a Reason

There’s been a lot of chatter surrounding the St. Louis Blues most recent “implosion” in game 3 of the first round of the Western Conference playoffs, where the Wild took […]

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Blues’ Effort Forecasts Another Early Playoff Exit

In the post-game interview after the embarrassing 4-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks, coach Ken Hitchcock indicated that a “lack of urgency” was to blame “(mostly) for the team’s lack […]

Shattenkirk has been a force on the Blues' blue line (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Motivated Shattenkirk Just What Blues Need

Blues stalwart defenseman and early-season Norris candidate Kevin Shattenkirk is slated to return March 28, 2015 against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Coach Ken Hitchcock plans to pair Shattenkirk with the […]

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The Last Piece of the Playoff Puzzle: Power Play Consistency

The St. Louis Blues seem to have all the right pieces falling into place at the exact right time this season, unlike at this point last year. Their goaltending has […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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3 Keys To A St. Louis Blues Strong Finish

The fluky finish to the St. Louis Blues victory over division rival Winnipeg Jets last night highlighted a few things that could end up making or breaking the end to their […]

by · March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
Alex Pietrangelo missed Day 1 of camp last season (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Is The Blues Defense Built To Win?

View image | gettyimages.com Blues defense has been strong during the Ken Hitchcock era in St. Louis, but the current state of the defensive corps is cause for concern as the […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 2 comments · St Louis Blues
The Steen-Backes-Oshie line has been reunited (Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Still Trying to Find Consistency, but Pile On Wins at Home

The St. Louis Blues are currently 7-1-1 in the month of January, with 5 of those wins and the OT loss coming during the current 7-game home stand the team […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 2 comments · St Louis Blues, The Press Box
Oshie and the Blues' PK unit has been a point of concern as of late (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Penalties, PK Unit Dooming Blues

After what was the team’s most embarrassing loss of the 2014-15 season, a 5-0 defeat at the hands of the Colorado Avalanche, the St. Louis Blues entered the holiday break […]

by · December 28, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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Merry Christmas, Team Canada!

 Team Canada received an early Christmas gift Thursday. The Ottawa Senators have announced they will loan Curtis Lazar to the team for the upcoming World Junior Championship. Ottawa’s decision will […]

Oshie and the Blues' PK unit has been a point of concern as of late (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Pep Talk: 5 Ways the Blues can Beat the LA Kings

Pep Talk is a semi-regular series where current Blues playing trends are discussed in a constructive way. Find more musings about your St. Louis Blues by following Mike Poepping on Twitter: […]

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In Transition: Kevin Shattenkirk is Starting to Take Over St. Louis Blue Line

The St. Louis Blues are finding ways to win through adversity this season. Whether it be due to injuries or questionable passing and team defense, the Blues have shown how talented […]

by · December 9, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues
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Part 2 of 3: The Fan’s Guide to the Blues’ Impressive Depth Chart- Defense

The St. Louis Blues have quickly made a name for themselves this year, being considered among the top NHL teams before the season even started, then stalling out of the […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, St Louis Blues